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From Sebastien Goasguen <run...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Xenserver and CEPH ?
Date Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:42:41 GMT

On Nov 24, 2014, at 4:03 PM, Andrei Mikhailovsky <andrei@arhont.com> wrote:

> Yes, agree! Proper snapshotting is a must and an essential part of the cloud in my world.
Having this feature broken in KVM for many years is a big blow to CloudStack in my opinion.

> 
> I am already seeing on blogs and mailing lists people switching to OpenStack because
of this problem.

Can you send links, I am curious !

thxs

> I hate to see people leaving CloudStack as I think it's fantastic project and a really
great community! 
> 
> Andrei 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> 
>> From: "Andrija Panic" <andrija.panic@gmail.com>
>> To: users@cloudstack.apache.org
>> Sent: Monday, 24 November, 2014 8:33:56 PM
>> Subject: Re: Xenserver and CEPH ?
> 
>> So no CEPH support fot Xen, and no VM snapshot for KVM.
> 
>> So, should I shoot my self with gun or with the pistol, that is the
>> question now :)
> 
>> thx folks
> 
>> On 24 November 2014 at 18:01, Adrian Lewis
>> <adrian@alsiconsulting.co.uk>
>> wrote:
> 
>>> From what I've read there won’t be support for Ceph in Creedence
>>> (Xenserver
>>> 6.5) but it is on the cards for the following release (as should
>>> NFSv4 and
>>> a
>>> Centos 7 dom0). There's a blog post from Tim Mackey at:
>>> 
>>> http://xenserver.org/discuss-virtualization/virtualization-blog/entry/beyond-creedence-xenserver-2015-planning.html
>>> 
>>> and a Youtube video with a few updates here:
>>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JFUkEfpXaQ
>>> 
>>> All looks promising but I'm impatient :-(
>>> 
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Andrija Panic [mailto:andrija.panic@gmail.com]
>>> Sent: 24 November 2014 15:08
>>> To: users@cloudstack.apache.org
>>> Subject: Re: Xenserver and CEPH ?
>>> 
>>> THx Vadim - yes, I'm already using KVM with ceph for some time -
>>> works fine
>>> more or less :) thx
>>> 
>>> On 24 November 2014 at 15:52, Vadim Kimlaychuk
>>> <Vadim.Kimlaychuk@elion.ee>
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> XenServer 6.5 (or 7.0) is not released yet. You can download
>>>> alpha of
>>>> next release and try it, but it is definately not for production.
>>>> I
>>>> haven't personally tried it because Cloudstack does not support
>>>> RBD
>>>> storage type for XenServer yet. So you are absolutely right --
>>>> first
>>>> we need to wait for XenServer to release then we need to wait for
>>>> Cloudstack to implement those changes at backend.
>>>> 
>>>> I have used Ceph with KVM hypervisor for a short while. There
>>>> were
>>>> some points that I was not aware, but in general it worked well.
>>>> 
>>>> Vadim.
>>>> 
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Andrija Panic [mailto:andrija.panic@gmail.com]
>>>> Sent: Monday, November 24, 2014 4:22 PM
>>>> To: users@cloudstack.apache.org
>>>> Subject: Re: Xenserver and CEPH ?
>>>> 
>>>> HI Vadim, thanks for info. That is what I understood = but the
>>>> new
>>>> XenServer 6.5 or whatever the name, shoudl be using kernel 3.10.x
>>>> for
>>>> dom0, so I guess even after that is supported, we will need to
>>>> wait
>>>> some time for the CloudStack implementation on this ?
>>>> 
>>>> Thanks anyway
>>>> 
>>>> On 24 November 2014 at 15:00, Vadim Kimlaychuk
>>>> <Vadim.Kimlaychuk@elion.ee>
>>>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Hi Andrija,
>>>>> 
>>>>> For XenServer 6.2 it is not possible yet. Look for supported
>>>>> SR-s
>>>>> here:
>>>>> 
>>>> http://docs.vmd.citrix.com/XenServer/6.2.0/1.0/en_gb/reference.html#ck
>>>> _reference_storage_repository_types
>>>>> Somewhere in internet I saw information that RBD support is
>>>>> scheduled for the next major XenServer release. Can't find the
>>>>> link
>>>>> right away.
>>>>> The problem connected to Ceph + RBD as primary storage for
>>>>> XenServer is old dom0 kernel that does not allow RBD storage
>>>>> type.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Regards,
>>>>> 
>>>>> Vadim.
>>>>> 
>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>> From: Andrija Panic [mailto:andrija.panic@gmail.com]
>>>>> Sent: Monday, November 24, 2014 2:06 PM
>>>>> To: users@cloudstack.apache.org
>>>>> Subject: Xenserver and CEPH ?
>>>>> 
>>>>> Hi guys,
>>>>> 
>>>>> anyone running ZenServer with CEPH as primary storage ?
>>>>> I read some info that there is support for CEPH inside
>>>>> XenServer
>>>>> from last year - but since I never actually tried this - thus
>>>>> the
>>>>> question.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>> 
>>>>> --
>>>>> 
>>>>> Andrija Panić
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --
>>>> 
>>>> Andrija Panić
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> --
>>> 
>>> Andrija Panić
>>> 
> 
>> --
> 
>> Andrija Panić


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